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National Daily Weather Summary

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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 01:40EST, 15/05/2012.

Major centres
Max
° C
+/- norm
° C
Min
° C
+/- norm
° C
Grass Min
° C
Rain to 9am mm Evaporation to 9am mm Sunshine hours Wind Run to 9am km (24-hour average km/h) Maximum Gust km/h / hour of occurrence
GERALDTON AIRPORT 36.3 +6.8 15.8 -0.5 14.9 0.0 10.8 -- 831 (34.6) 52/15
PERTH AIRPORT 29.1 +0.2 11.9 -2.9 9.5 0.0 11.0 13.2 534 (22.3) 61/23
ALBANY AIRPORT 17.9 -5.2 12.3 -0.1 11.8 0.0 4.2 7.4 370 (15.4) 41/16
BUNBURY 27.7 +0.6 8.1 -5.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 371 (15.5) 39/07
MANDURAH 28.8 -- 11.6 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 497 (20.7) 43/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.4 +0.8 26.7 +1.4 27.0 0.2 6.0 9.1 223 ( 9.3) 39/20
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 36.5 +1.1 20.3 +0.1 19.2 0.2 4.8 10.5 303 (12.6) 55/04
WHYALLA AERO 23.6 -4.5 18.2 +2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 437 (18.2) 55/16
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 21.8 -5.2 15.8 +0.3 14.1 0.0 -- 10.6 223 ( 9.3) 48/10
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 18.1 -4.8 9.1 -0.8 5.8 0.0 7.0 9.2 367 (15.3) 74/10
MOUNT ISA AERO 39.2 +2.0 26.5 +3.4 25.0 0.4 9.0 6.9 302 (12.6) 91/15
CAIRNS AERO 32.3 +0.9 22.7 -0.7 19.0 0.0 8.8 12.0 321 (13.4) 34/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.5 0.0 25.0 +0.9 22.6 0.0 9.6 12.4 379 (15.8) 30/11
MACKAY M.O 31.1 +1.0 22.2 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- 11.2 235 ( 9.8) 30/14
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 33.8 +1.7 23.6 +2.4 23.0 0.0 9.6 -- 279 (11.6) 28/14
BUNDABERG AERO 31.2 +1.8 21.0 +0.5 -- 0.0 6.2 -- 226 ( 9.4) 34/13
NAMBOUR DPI 29.0 -0.2 20.0 +1.8 -- 16.02 -- -- 56 ( 2.3) 22/14
COOLANGATTA 28.4 +1.2 19.9 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 201 ( 8.4) 30/13
BRISBANE AERO 29.1 +0.8 21.5 +1.4 18.8 0.0 3.6 10.9 -- 34/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 28.2 +0.5 17.8 +1.1 -- 1.0 -- -- 549 (22.9) 37/14
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 31.7 +0.7 21.2 +3.7 19.2 0.0 7.0 -- 132 ( 5.5) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 27.0 +0.7 21.6 +3.5 20.0 0.0 5.0 8.0 319 (13.3) 52/11
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 29.9 +2.7 20.2 +3.7 18.7 0.0 4.0 2.6 321 (13.4) 67/18
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 31.2 +4.3 19.8 +4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 66 ( 2.8) 52/15
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 26.0 +1.6 15.2 +3.9 11.7 0.0 5.4 11.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 32.3 +0.8 20.8 +4.9 -- 0.2 -- -- -- --
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 29.2 +3.5 19.8 +2.3 16.8 0.0 4.0 5.6 373 (15.5) 50/17
RICHMOND RAAF 31.7 +3.0 20.1 +4.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 136 ( 5.7) 37/15
BELLAMBI AWS 25.2 +1.1 19.2 +1.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 327 (13.6) 37/03
CANBERRA AIRPORT 29.4 +3.3 15.0 +3.6 11.6 0.0 6.6 11.1 208 ( 8.7) 43/10
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 33.0 +3.6 13.7 0.0 10.2 0.0 8.8 6.8 207 ( 8.6) 43/12
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 32.1 +2.7 14.0 +0.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 124 ( 5.2) 48/11
MILDURA AIRPORT 28.0 -2.1 16.5 +1.7 15.9 0.0 12.0 6.0 269 (11.2) 46/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 28.0 +0.6 10.9 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 215 ( 9.0) 50/15
BENDIGO AIRPORT 26.3 -0.7 12.9 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 221 ( 9.2) 54/15
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 26.6 +2.4 15.7 +2.8 13.4 0.0 4.6 -- 157 ( 6.5) 28/15
GEELONG AIRPORT 24.3 +1.4 10.2 -0.7 -- 0.0 -- -- 296 (12.3) 65/13
BALLARAT AERODROME 22.4 -0.2 10.0 +0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 279 (11.6) 61/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 20.9 -1.5 11.0 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 232 ( 9.7) 52/13
HOBART AIRPORT 23.8 +3.2 12.6 +1.9 9.4 0.0 4.6 8.9 386 (16.1) 58/12
Max
° C
+/- norm
° C
Min
° C
+/- norm
° C
Grass Min
° C
Rain to 9am mm Evaporation to 9am mm Sunshine hours Wind Run to 9am km Maximum Gust km/h / hour of occurrence
Hottest
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

42.9 URANDANGI Northwest QLD
42.0 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
41.5 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
41.5 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
41.3 CENTURY MINE Gulf Country QLD

+9.5 : 40.5 KALBARRI Central West WA
+7.5 : 36.5 DENHAM W Gascoyne WA
+6.8 : 36.3 GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
+6.4 : 31.4 BEGA AWS South Coast NSW
+6.0 : 29.6 ORBOST (COMPARISON) E Gippsland VIC

30.3 CLONCURRY AIRPORT Gulf Country QLD
29.9 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
29.7 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
29.6 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
29.4 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+7.8 : 29.2 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+7.1 : 23.7 TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS CW Plains N NSW
+6.7 : 24.5 NYNGAN AIRPORT CW Plains N NSW
+6.4 : 29.6 ALI CURUNG N Plateau NT
+6.4 : 28.8 RICHMOND POST OFFICE Upper Carpentaria QLD

Coldest
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

7.6 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
13.0 MOUNT LOFTY Adelaide/Lofty SA
13.0 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
13.6 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
13.7 MT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC

-10.1 : 26.4 WARBURTON AIRFIELD Interior WA
-8.8 : 28.0 WILUNA Interior WA
-8.4 : 27.3 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-8.3 : 27.0 LEONORA Goldfields WA
-8.3 : 26.9 LEINSTER AERO Goldfields WA

3.5 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
3.8 COLLIE EAST Lower West WA
4.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
4.5 THREDBO VILLAGE Snowy Mtns NSW
4.7 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS

-7.7 : 7.8 JURIEN BAY Lower West WA
-7.1 : 14.9 WATARRKA N Plateau NT
-6.6 : 4.5 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-6.4 : 7.0 LAKE GRACE COMPARISON Cent Wheatbelt WA
-6.3 : 7.5 HYDEN Cent Wheatbelt WA

Wettest
Sunniest & dullest
Windiest
Highest gusts
Todays highest rainfall totals for the 24 hours to 9am. It includes the top 5 totals nationally followed by all reported falls of 50mm or more.
Highest and lowest recordings of hours of sunshine for the 24 hours to midnight.
Highest wind run totals in kilometres for the 24 hours to 9am (average speed in brackets). All reported runs > =25km/h are shown.
Highest wind gusts in km/h for the 24 hours to midnight followed by the hour in which it occurred. All stations with gusts > 89km/h are shown.
50.0 CAVE CREEK STATION N Rivers NT
50.0 GARGETT POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
42.4 GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS N Rivers NT
38.0 GLEN ROYAL Darling Downs E QLD
32.0 KILTO STATION W Kimberley WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
W Kimberley
32.0 KILTO STATION

NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
50.0 CAVE CREEK STATION
42.4 GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS

QUEENSLAND
Central Coast E
50.0 GARGETT POST OFFICE
Darling Downs E
38.0 GLEN ROYAL

13.2 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
12.4 TOWNSVILLE AERO N Coast--Herbert QLD
12.2 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
12.0 CAIRNS AERO N Coast--Barron QLD
11.8 GOVE AIRPORT N Rivers NT

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1.9 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
1.9 LAKE EILDON N Central VIC
1.5 STRATHGORDON VILLAGE W Coast TAS
1.0 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
0.0 WARWICK Darling Downs E QLD

990 (41.3) NORTH ISLAND Central West WA
912 (38.0) ROTTNEST ISLAND Lower West WA
831 (34.6) GERALDTON AIRPORT Central West WA
809 (33.7) CARNARVON AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
751 (31.3) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
727 (30.3) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
716 (29.8) GARDEN ISLAND HSF Lower West WA
710 (29.6) MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
666 (27.8) DALWALLINU Central West WA
659 (27.5) SHARK BAY AIRPORT W Gascoyne WA
627 (26.1) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
623 (26.0) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
604 (25.2) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
106/21 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
102/19 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
94/15 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
94/18 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
91/15 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD
91/16 CAPE GRIM BAPS N Coast TAS

Downpours High AWS wind reports
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less from AWS and synoptic reports. Storm force gusts (>89km/h) and 10-minute mean gales (>62km/h) reported by AWSs. Wind direction and mean windspeed are shown in brackets.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
E Kimberley
KUNUNURRA AERO
2.8mm in 2 min to 12:47 84.0mm/h
12.4mm in 12 min to 12:59 62.0mm/h
7.8mm in 31 min to 13:30 15.1mm/h
23.2mm in 1 hr to 13:30 23.2mm/h
ARGYLE AERODROME
10.2mm in 1 hr to 17:30 10.2mm/h
W Kimberley
FITZROY CROSSING AERO
15.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 5.0mm/h
Interior
TELFER AERO
8.8mm in 13 min to 23:53 40.6mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
N Rivers
JABIRU AIRPORT
45.0mm in 45 min to 15:30 60.0mm/h
48.8mm in 1 hr to 15:30 48.8mm/h
30.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 10.0mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 6.3mm/h
BATCHELOR AERO
22.2mm in 59 min to 20:30 22.6mm/h
22.0mm in 3 hr to 21:30 7.3mm/h
CENTRAL ARNHEM PLATEAU
17.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 5.7mm/h
TINDAL RAAF
10.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.8mm/h
QUEENSLAND
Gulf Country
CLONCURRY AIRPORT
12.6mm in 18 min to 15:44 42.0mm/h
Central West
BLACKALL AIRPORT
14.0mm in 1 hr to 02:00 14.0mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.0mm/h
Northwest
CAMOOWEAL TOWNSHIP
11.6mm in 8 min to 23:08 87.0mm/h
14.4mm in 7 min to 23:15 123.4mm/h
6.0mm in 8 min to 23:23 45.0mm/h
THE MONUMENT AIRPORT
7.8mm in 16 min to 15:52 29.2mm/h
Darling Downs E
APPLETHORPE
22.2mm in 1 hr to 22:00 22.2mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
North Coast
GRAFTON RESEARCH STN
11.4mm in 29 min to 20:30 23.6mm/h
14.6mm in 1 hr to 20:30 14.6mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 7.7mm/h
11.6mm in 1 hr to 21:30 11.6mm/h
CASINO AIRPORT AWS
13.6mm in 30 min to 23:00 27.2mm/h
19.2mm in 1 hr to 23:00 19.2mm/h
19.8mm in 1 hr to 23:30 19.8mm/h
MidNorth Coast S
YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW)
32.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
Hunter Valley
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS
24.4mm in 29 min to 19:00 50.5mm/h
24.4mm in 1 hr to 19:00 24.4mm/h
29.4mm in 1 hr to 19:30 29.4mm/h
29.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 9.7mm/h
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF
12.0mm in 11 min to 19:21 65.5mm/h
16.6mm in 1 hr to 19:30 16.6mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 20:00 17.4mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 6.0mm/h
NORAH HEAD AWS
17.0mm in 20 min to 17:51 51.0mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h
MANGROVE MOUNTAIN AWS
8.2mm in 4 min to 18:05 123.0mm/h
2.8mm in 2 min to 18:07 84.0mm/h
14.8mm in 1 hr to 18:30 14.8mm/h
Sydney--west
BADGERYS CREEK AWS
5.4mm in 8 min to 15:09 40.5mm/h
HORSLEY PARK EQUESTRIAN CENTRE AWS
9.0mm in 18 min to 15:40 30.0mm/h
10.0mm in 1 hr to 16:00 10.0mm/h
TASMANIA
Southeast
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD)
11.8mm in 30 min to 17:30 23.6mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 17:30 11.8mm/h
11.8mm in 1 hr to 18:00 11.8mm/h
20.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.7mm/h

VICTORIA
Upper NE
MT HOTHAM : 95(330/ 39 ) at 16:25
W Coast
COLAC (MT GELLIBRAND) : 80(250/ 69 ) at 14:39
TASMANIA
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 102(310/ 93 ) at 20:30
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 106(270/ 78 ) at 22:30
W Coast
SCOTTS PEAK DAM : 83(310/ 69 ) at 20:10
MOUNT READ : 95(300/ 50 ) at 19:21
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 89(280/ 82 ) at 17:30